Jennifer Hudson Says Her New Netflix Comedy Reflects Her Real-Life Career
Huffington Post - 10 months
Jennifer Hudson says her love for Whitney Houston’s “The Bodyguard” was a factor in agreeing to her latest film, “Sandy Wexler.”
The ‘90s-themed Netflix original film ― directed by and starring Adam Sandler, along with Terry Crews, Lamorne Morris, Nick Swardson, Rob Schneider, Jane Seymour and Hudson ― follows hapless Hollywood talent manager Sandy Wexler (played by Sandler) as his work-life balance is tested when he sparks a romance with his client and aspiring singer Courtney Clarke (played by Hudson).
The film marks Hudson’s debut in a comedy film, and she told The Huffington Post that starring alongside Sandler was one of her best career experiences.
“I’ve always wanted to do a comedy. And so, when I got that call from Adam to come meet with him to talk about me playing Courtney, I was like, ‘Oh, my God. Of course I would want to do this,’” Hudson said.
“Then he said, ‘It’s like a comedic version of “The Bodyguard,”’ and right there I was sold,” she continued. “Like...
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